Michael Young follows through on his two-run homer. (Elaine Thompson/AP)
By T.R. Sullivan / MLB.com
Kevin Millwood retired the first 12 batters he faced, but faltered in the fifth, giving up four runs. But the Rangers backed him with a strong performance at the plate, which included home runs off the bats of Michael Young and Chris Davis.
BATTING 2B: Blalock (5, Hernandez, F). HR: Young, M (7, 5th inning off Hernandez,
F, 1 on, 1 out), Davis, C (6, 6th inning off Hernandez, F, 1 on, 1 out). TB: Davis, C 4; Andrus 2;
Cruz, N; Young, M 5; Blalock 2; Murphy, Dv 2; Byrd. RBI: Blalock (19), Byrd (15), Young, M 2 (16),
Davis, C 2 (12). Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Blalock; Saltalamacchia. Team
RISP: 1-for-5. Team LOB: 5.
BASERUNNING CS: Murphy, Dv (2, 2nd base by White/Johjima).
BATTING 2B: Johjima (1, Millwood), Sweeney, M (4, Millwood). 3B: Suzuki, I
(1, Millwood). HR: Branyan (7, 5th inning off Millwood, 0 on, 0 out), Gutierrez, F (3, 5th inning
off Millwood, 2 on, 1 out). TB: Lopez, Jo; Betancourt, Y; Suzuki, I 3; Sweeney, M 2; Gutierrez, F
6; Johjima 2; Branyan 4. RBI: Branyan (15), Gutierrez, F 3 (13), Suzuki, I (9). Runners
left in scoring position, 2 out: Chavez, En 2; Lopez, Jo; Suzuki, I. Team RISP: 1-for-8. Team
BASERUNNING SB: Suzuki, I (4, 2nd base off Millwood/Saltalamacchia).
Pitches-strikes: Millwood 87-63, Wilson, C 4-2, Francisco, F 16-9, Hernandez, F 97-65, White 30-14, Stark 17-12. Groundouts-flyouts:
Millwood 12-6, Wilson, C 0-1, Francisco, F 1-3, Hernandez, F 2-4, White 4-0, Stark 1-1. Batters faced:
Millwood 30, Wilson, C 1, Francisco, F 6, Hernandez, F 28, White 7, Stark 3. Umpires: HP: Rob Drake. 1B:
Paul Emmel. 2B: Bill Hohn. 3B: Casey Moser. Weather: 54 degrees, roof closed. Wind: 2 mph, R to L. T:
2:28. Att: 16,431. Venue: Safeco Field. May 4, 2009 May 4, 2009
Box score official statistics approved by Major League Baseball Office of the Commissioner
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